Here is a quick tutorial on How to downgrade BBM 8 to BBM 7 or any earlier version, 6, 5 or 4.
Blackberry Messenger 8 (BBM 8) was released yesterday, it came with a new look and features, a lot of peeps rushed out to download it but right now most peeps are facing one issue or the other after the upgrade. By popular demand, here is a quick way to downgrade it to previous versions.
—If you have not associated your BBM contacts with a BlackBerry ID, PLEASE try to back it up, This is How to backup BBM Contacts to BBID: Open BBM, press menu within BlackBerry Messenger – Scroll to “Options” – select Back Up before downloading. (Available for users of BBM 5.0 and above).
To Downgrade BBM 8 to BBM 7
— Using your Blackberry Browser Click on any of the link below that correspond to your OS e.g Bold 4,Bold 2(upgrade), Touch 1,Bold 3,Curve 3 are OS6, Curve 2, Tour, are OS5 etc If you’re not sure of your OS, Goto Options and click on About.
DOWNLOAD BLACKBERRY MESSENGER v126.96.36.199 (OS5) (Download here http://url.prohp.net/gqcpf)
DOWNLOAD BLACKBERRY MESSENGER v188.8.131.52 (OS6) (Download here http://url.prohp.net/sscvw)
DOWNLOAD BLACKBERRY MESSENGER v184.108.40.206 (OS7.0) (Download here http://url.prohp.net/prkrd)
DOWNLOAD BLACKBERRY MESSENGER v220.127.116.11 (OS7.1) (Download here http://url.prohp.net/meomg)
–Download and Restart your device
To Downgrade to Older BBM Versions i.e 6.x and Below
— Using your Blackberry Browser Click Here (http://ota.santo.asia/blackberry-messenger/)
—Under your OS category, Select the BBM version you want to downgrade to
—Download and Restart your device
If u know any easier method to downgrade bbm 8 or have any issue, don’t hesitate to share with me via comments 🙂